Exchange Online Protection with Peter Schmidt

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How do you filter spam and malware for your mail server? Richard chats with Peter Schmidt about Exchange Online Protection (EOP). Remember Forefront? This is where the product went, into the cloud. As an Azure product, EOP is available when you use Exchange Online - but you can also put it in front of your on-premise Exchange server at a stunning price of one dollar per user per month. Peter discusses the spam and malware filtering, but EOP also offers mail proxying in general so that your mail has a place to live when your server is down. This is the first step to moving your mail to the cloud, check it out at Exchange Online Protection.


Peter works as an Infrastructure Architect and consultant at Globestream A/S in Denmark. His job is to engage people and companies in evaluating and adopting new technologies and help them plan, design and implement these technologies.

Peter has more than 15 years of experience as an infrastructure architect and consultant, working with Exchange since version 5.0 and the last couple of years has been spent working more with cloud computing technologies, such as Office 365.

His main expertise areas is Microsoft Exchange Server and Office 365, extended with deep knowledge of ADFS, AD, PKI and Lync.

Peter is very active in the community and is the founder of the only Danish Unified Communication User Group: Peter has been rewarded as a Microsoft MVP since July 2007.

Peter has been speaking regularly at Technology Conferences and User Groups throughout his career. He maintains a personal technology blog at: and tweets at


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